Jewish Holidays Year 2012

List of Jewish Holidays and Fasts for Year 2012


Here is a list of all major Jewish holidays and fasts for 2012. Please note that the holidays or fasts actually start at sundown on the previous date and not at midnight. It also ends at the following sundown.

Please also note that if the 2012 Jewish holiday is for more that one day, we list the first day. The Jewish New Year (Rosh Hashanah) 2012 is a two day event, Feast of Tabernacles (Sukkot) 2012 lasts for seven days, Hanukkah (Chanukka) 2012 lasts for eight days, Passover (Pesach) 2012 lasts for eight days, and Festivals of Weeks (Shavuot) 2012 lasts for two days. The exception to the rule is that Israel only celebrates Passover for seven days, and Festivals of Weeks for one day.


Asara b'Tevet
Fast commemorating the siege of Jerusalem
Fast
Thursday
January 05, 2012

Ta'anit Ester
Fast of Easter
Fast
Wednesday
March 07, 2012

Purim
Purim
Holiday
Thursday
March 08, 2012

Pesach
Passover
Holiday
Saturday
April 07, 2012

Shavuot
Festivals of Weeks
Holiday
Sunday
May 27, 2012

Shiva Asar b'Tammuz
Fast of the Seventh Month
Fast
Sunday
July 08, 2012

Tish'a b'Av
The Ninth of Av Fast
Holiday
Sunday
July 29, 2012

Rosh Hashanah
The Jewish New Year
Holiday
Monday
September 17, 2012



Tzom Gedaliah
Fast of the Seventh Month
Fast
Wednesday
September 19, 2012

Yom Kippur
Day of Atonement
Holiday
Wednesday
September 26, 2012

Sukkot
Feast of Tabernacles
Holiday
Monday
October 01, 2012

Chanukka
Hanukkah
Holiday
Sunday
December 09, 2012

Asara b'Tevet
Fast commemorating the siege of Jerusalem
Fast
Sunday
December 23, 2012




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